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LHU president leaving, takes position with PASSHE

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University President Robert Pignatello will be leaving the university on Feb. 5 to take a position with the State System of Higher Education as it goes through a system-wide integration plan. Pignatello, who became Lock Haven University president in March 2019, has ...

Clinton up 16; Centre adds 31 cases of COVID-19

New coronavirus numbers locally and statewide saw a bit of a decrease. On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported that Clinton County added 16 cases of COVID-19. Its total now stands at 2,294. Centre County added 31 cases of the deadly virus. Its total now stands at ...

Multiple fire stations battle blaze in Avis

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS Fire crews are battling a fire which has engulfed a building at 18 W. Central Ave., Avis. Crews were called to the property Thursday just before noon and remain on scene at this. Further information will be available in tomorrow's edition of The Express.

Clinton up 23; Centre adds 55 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 numbers continue to climb steadily both statewide and locally while deaths spiked throughout the commonwealth, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Tuesday. Clinton County reported 23 new positive cases on Tuesday, increasing its total to 2,248 since the outbreak first ...

Keller, Toomey denounce actions at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON - 12th Congressional District representative Fred Keller, a republican, has denounced the chaotic protest that erupted at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, ...

Preliminary hearing set for homicide case

LOCK HAVEN - Jamie Lynne Jackson, 36, of Lock Haven, requested a full preliminary hearing on homicide charges for the death of 9-year-old Anson Landon Mitchell Stover. The hearing is scheduled for Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. at Magisterial District Judge Keith Kibler's Office, 301 Frederick St., Lock ...

Travel restrictions ordered for Friday due to storm

In anticipation of frozen precipitation and potentially icy road conditions in many areas on Friday, Jan. 1, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the upcoming storm that start around noonish. PennDOT plans to ...

Boil Water Advisory issued in City of Lock Haven

ATTENTION—BOIL WATER ADVISORY - The following statement was issued by the City of Lock Haven on New Year's Eve: The Residents of 459, 466, 468, 507, 512, and 520 S Highland Street/ 117, 119, 150, and 200 Peach Street/ and 469 S Fairview Street may be at increased risk for Microbial ...

Take heed: Storm causes travel restrictions

HARRISBURG – In preparation for a major winter storm event, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the storm, and are anticipating that restrictions on trucks and ...

No Lock Haven Express delivery Thursday

Due to the snow storm, your Lock Haven Express community paper will not be delivered on Thursday because of hazardous roads. Both Thursday and Friday papers will be delivered tomorrow. The Express appreciates readers' patience as it works to help insure the safety of its employees and ...

Clinton up 13; Centre adds 23 new COVID-19 cases

Local COVID-19 numbers saw a decrease compared to the weekend according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Clinton County reported 13 new positive cases on Monday, a significant decrease from the 40 cases that added on Sunday. Its total now stands at 957 cases since the outbreak first ...

Aunt charged with homicide in death of 9-year-old

LOCK HAVEN - Clinton County District Attorney Dave Strouse released the following statement regarding the arrest of Jamie Lynne Jackson, 36, in the death of 9-year-old Anson Landon Mitchell Stover who was found dead in an East Bald Eagle Street home on Monday, Nov. 30: "Clinton County District ...

DA: City police investigate death of 9-year-old

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Police are investigating the death of a 9-year-old boy, according to District Attorney David Strouse. "Police responded to the 600 block of East Bald Eagle Street on Monday afternoon where the boy was located inside of his residence," Strouse said in a release ...

Clinton up 21; Centre adds 11 COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 numbers in Clinton County saw a bit of a jump Tuesday while Centre saw a significant decrease. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Clinton County added 21 new cases of COVID-19, increasing its total to 775 cases since the outbreak first began. Centre County saw just ...

Jersey Shore loses to Thomas Jefferson in PIAA Class AAAA final

HERSHEY — The end zone lay 80 yards away. Less than three minutes remained, Jersey Shore was staring at a 14-point deficit against a state dynasty and had gained 25 yards the entire game. And it still came within one play of possibly winning the Class AAAA state championship. Jersey Shore ...

City reminds residents of COVID-19 mitigation measures

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Manager Gregory Wilson issued the following release regarding mitigation efforts the city has undertaken to reduce the number of COVID-19 infections in the area: "As the positive cases of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) continue to rise in the community, the City of Lock ...

Clinton up 31; Centre adds 89 COVID-19 cases

Local COVID-19 numbers continue to skyrocket according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Clinton County reported 31 new positive cases on Wednesday, its highest since the DOH began reporting numbers in March. Its total now stands at 452 cases since the outbreak first began. In Centre ...

Clinton up 19; Centre adds 62 COVID-19 cases

Local COVID-19 numbers continue to grow according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Clinton County reported 19 new positive cases on Tuesday. Its total now stands at 421 cases since the outbreak first began. In Centre County there were 62 new COVID-19 cases reported. Its total now ...

State’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise

The statewide COVID-19 numbers continue to grow. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported another record number of positive cases ­ 4,711. This total is the state's highest single-day increase to date, according to the DOH. Pennsylvania has had a total of 243,368 COVID-19 ...

Bystander killed when two vehicles collide

LOCK HAVEN - A local woman was killed in a freak accident Tuesday afternoon on Cider Press Road in Woodward Township. Rachael D. Kauffman, 42, was pronounced dead on arrival in the emergency room at UPMC Lock Haven Hospital following the 4 p.m. accident, according to Clinton County Coroner ...